Latest Huawei phone news

Huawei can push Google Play Store to the Mate 30 Series overnight - if the US trade ban lifts
Huawei can push Google Play Store to the Mate 30 Series overnight - if the US trade ban lifts By Dan Grabham

If the US trade ban lifts, Huawei can push the Google Play Store to Mate 30 devices overnight. That's according to CEO Richard Yu who made the claim during... Read more

What does Huawei's trade ban mean for your Huawei or Honor phone?
What does Huawei's trade ban mean for your Huawei or Honor phone? By Dan Grabham

The Chinese giant has been blacklisted by the US in the latest skirmish of the ongoing trade war - we've updated our advice for those who have a Huawei phone or who might want to buy one in the future.... Read more

Huawei EMUI 10: What's new in the revamped software?
Huawei EMUI 10: What's new in the revamped software? By Cam Bunton

Huawei has revealed EMUI 10 - a software update coming to new Huawei Android devices as well as many older devices from the last couple of years.... Read more

Huawei chief: The Mate 30 Series won't work with the Play Store and you can't install it yourself
Huawei chief: The Mate 30 Series won't work with the Play Store and you can't install it yourself By Dan Grabham

We just had a briefing with Huawei CEO Richard Yu at the company’s Mate 30 launch event and boy was it not great news for those hoping to sideload the... Read more

Huawei intros the Mate 30 series with 5G - and they run Android 10
Huawei intros the Mate 30 series with 5G - and they run Android 10 By Dan Grabham

Huawei has announced the Mate 30 series, including the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro at an event in Munich. The Mate 30 Pro is a 5G handset.... Read more

Huawei Mate 30 launch: How to watch it and what other devices to expect
Huawei Mate 30 launch: How to watch it and what other devices to expect By Dan Grabham

Huawei is hosting a press conference and launch event on 19 September to launch the Mate 30 series.... Read more

Huawei HarmonyOS update: Without Google what is Huawei's plan B?
Huawei HarmonyOS update: Without Google what is Huawei's plan B? By Chris Hall

Huawei is hot water after the US imposed trade bans on the Chinese company. That impacts on many of Huawei's interests, including its smartphones.... Read more

Will Europe get the Huawei Mate 30 series or not?
Will Europe get the Huawei Mate 30 series or not? By Dan Grabham

Update: It was confirmed at the launch event that both Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro handsets will run Google Android and therefore go on sale in Europe.... Read more

Pics of the Mate 30 series surface online - check out Huawei's new flagship
Pics of the Mate 30 series surface online - check out Huawei's new flagship By Dan Grabham

Some striking images of the Mate 30 series have appeared online days before the phones are launched. The Mate 30 launch takes place in Munich on Thursday... Read more

Kirin 990: What you need to know about the Huawei Mate 30's processor
Kirin 990: What you need to know about the Huawei Mate 30's processor By Cam Bunton

Huawei has shown off its next generation processor, and this one's packing a feature not seen until now.... Read more

EMUI 10 beta: When and how can you install it on your phone
EMUI 10 beta: When and how can you install it on your phone By Cam Bunton

Huawei has officially shown off EMUI 10, its Android 10-based software that's set to completely revamp the look and feel of its smartphone platform. We've... Read more

Huawei Mate 30 specs leak ahead of next week's launch
Huawei Mate 30 specs leak ahead of next week's launch By Dan Grabham

The leaks of Huawei's upcoming Mate 30 series have been seeping out for some time, but now we have a shot of what is alleged to be a spec list for the... Read more

Huawei Mate X launch date set for next month, updated Kirin 990 version following
Huawei Mate X launch date set for next month, updated Kirin 990 version following By Cam Bunton

In a candid sit down with media in Berlin, Richard Yu confirmed Huawei had planned to launch the Mate X last month.... Read more

Huawei P30 Pro has two new stylish finishes, we go hands on
Huawei P30 Pro has two new stylish finishes, we go hands on By Cam Bunton

Huawei has announced two new different styles of finish for the P30 Pro, and we think they might be the best looking versions so far.... Read more

Watch the Huawei keynote at IFA 2019 right here
Watch the Huawei keynote at IFA 2019 right here By Cam Bunton

Huawei is expected to have a major presence at IFA 2019 in Berlin, and its conference is due to take place and be live streamed on 6 September.... Read more

Trump says that Huawei isn't up for discussion with China
Trump says that Huawei isn't up for discussion with China By Chris Hall

As the trade stand-off between China and the US continues, President Trump has come forward to confirm that he doesn't want to talk about Huawei.With stark... Read more

Huawei's Mate 30 launch confirmed: But will the phones have Google apps?
Huawei's Mate 30 launch confirmed: But will the phones have Google apps? By Dan Grabham

Huawei has now officially pegged its Mate 30 Series launch for 19 September with a statement that the phone will ‘go the full circle’, probably in... Read more

Huawei Mate 30 Pro's rear quad camera revealed in leaked promo image
Huawei Mate 30 Pro's rear quad camera revealed in leaked promo image By Maggie Tillman

A promotional image for the Huawei Mate 30 Pro has surfaced online ahead of its imminent reveal.... Read more

Huawei Mate X specs development: To launch with Kirin 990, P30 cameras setup?
Huawei Mate X specs development: To launch with Kirin 990, P30 cameras setup? By Mike Lowe

After delays, the folding phone's spec has developed. It's thought to come with same triple cameras as the P30, while being the first with Kirin 990.... Read more

Huawei Maps to intro on Mate 30? Map Kit hints at Google Maps replacement
Huawei Maps to intro on Mate 30? Map Kit hints at Google Maps replacement By Mike Lowe

Huawei is possibly working on its own maps solution, with a developer-targeted Map Kit in the works to bypass any future Google Maps issues.... Read more

Huawei Mate 30 leaks with waterfall screen in real life images
Huawei Mate 30 leaks with waterfall screen in real life images By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei's Mate 30 series has been the subject of numerous rumours recently, and the latest leak appears to give us a better idea about what the front and... Read more

The upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Series will have 25W fast charging support
The upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Series will have 25W fast charging support By Dan Grabham

Huawei's upcoming Mate 30 series will have support for super speedy 25W fast charging. That's also what the Samsung Note 10 is capable of, bettering anybody... Read more

Huawei Mate X gets delayed again, will it ever be released?
Huawei Mate X gets delayed again, will it ever be released? By Mike Lowe

The Chinese company's first folding phone keeps hitting hurdles. Its May date was pushed to September and now to November, a report suggests.... Read more

Foldable phones: Why the Samsung Galaxy Fold & Huawei Mate X have failed... for now
Foldable phones: Why the Samsung Galaxy Fold & Huawei Mate X have failed... for now By Mike Lowe

We love future tech, but folding phones look to be a step ahead of their time. Here's why the Samsung Galaxy Fold & Huawei Mate X are dead... for now.... Read more

Huawei's Richard Yu: HarmonyOS could be used on smartphones, but we want to continue with Android
Huawei's Richard Yu: HarmonyOS could be used on smartphones, but we want to continue with Android By David Phelan

Huawei announced its new Harmony operating system in Dongguan, China on Friday. Pocket-lint sat down with Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business... Read more

It looks like the Huawei Mate 30 will be with us in mid-September
It looks like the Huawei Mate 30 will be with us in mid-September By Dan Grabham

The Huawei Mate 30 will be launched at an event on 19 September. That's the latest information on the handset to have come out of the Huawei Developer... Read more

Huawei's potential Android replacement is called HarmonyOS
Huawei's potential Android replacement is called HarmonyOS By Dan Grabham

Huawei has revealed its own in-house operating system will be called HarmonyOS. Previous names mooted for the operating system have been HongMeng OS and... Read more

Huawei could launch smartphone with own OS this year
Huawei could launch smartphone with own OS this year By Cam Bunton

Huawei has been working on its plan B operating system for some time.... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 X 5G makes its promised return to the UK
Huawei Mate 20 X 5G makes its promised return to the UK By Chris Hall

Huawei had previously said that its oversized 5G handset would be available in the UK before the end of July and has now confirmed that Three, Sky Mobile... Read more

Huawei CEO spotted out with a Mate X: Will the foldable launch in September?
Huawei CEO spotted out with a Mate X: Will the foldable launch in September? By Maggie Tillman

Samsung has said it will finally release its revised Galaxy Fold in September. And the foldable's direct competitor, Huawei Mate X, looks on track to release the very same month, as evident by these out-in-the-wild shots of the device.... Read more

Huawei registers Harmony OS trademark: Is this the name of its new operating system?
Huawei registers Harmony OS trademark: Is this the name of its new operating system? By Stuart Miles

Huawei's continued "plan b" efforts have taken a further possible step forward with a more approachable name for its alternative Android operating system.... Read more

Huawei on Hongmeng: It will take "many years" to build an ecosystem to compete with Android and iOS
Huawei on Hongmeng: It will take "many years" to build an ecosystem to compete with Android and iOS By Cam Bunton

Huawei chief Ren Zhengfei recently revealed how it sees itself using the so-called "plan b" operating system: Hongmeng.... Read more

Huawei patent shows it too is working on under-display camera tech
Huawei patent shows it too is working on under-display camera tech By Rik Henderson

A Huawei patent, published on the German patent office's website (DPMA) shows a phone screen design that appears to have an under-display camera.... Read more

Huawei Mate 30 Pro render leak reveals quad camera in a tasty design
Huawei Mate 30 Pro render leak reveals quad camera in a tasty design By Britta O'Boyle

Like Samsung, Huawei typically announces two flagship smartphone lines a year. The first comes in the form of the P Series, which this year saw the launch... Read more

Huawei European president: We're committed to customers, innovation and Android
Huawei European president: We're committed to customers, innovation and Android By Chris Hall

We sat down with Walter Ji, president of Huawei consumer business group Western Europe, to get an update on the latest... Read more

Confirmed: Huawei Mate 20 X 5G to be available in the UK before the end of July
Confirmed: Huawei Mate 20 X 5G to be available in the UK before the end of July By Chris Hall

When EE launched its 5G network, Marc Allera, CEO, stood on stage and said that Huawei devices were "on pause". That cast some doubt over the expected... Read more

5G Huawei Mate 30 and 30 Pro could launch in December
5G Huawei Mate 30 and 30 Pro could launch in December By Cam Bunton

Huawei has shown a roadmap of 5G products launching in Russia, with the next Mate series planned for December.... Read more

Trump: US tech firms allowed to sell to Huawei once again
Trump: US tech firms allowed to sell to Huawei once again By Stuart Miles

President Trump reverses entity list ban for now... Read more

Foldable Huawei Mate X will be out by September and come with Android, claims boss
Foldable Huawei Mate X will be out by September and come with Android, claims boss By Rik Henderson

The Huawei Mate X is coming in September the latest, according to the company's president of western Europe, Vincent Pang.... Read more

Huawei Nova 5 series phones announced showing it's business as usual in China
Huawei Nova 5 series phones announced showing it's business as usual in China By Rik Henderson

Huawei has unveiled three handsets for release in China soon, showing it's business as usual in its homeland at least.... Read more

Huawei Mate X back to the drawing board? Second-gen design patent surfaces
Huawei Mate X back to the drawing board? Second-gen design patent surfaces By Mike Lowe

Will the original Mate X folding phone never come to be? Perhaps this patent sheds light onto the second-gen folding phone of the future...... Read more

Huawei says it will be bringing Android Q to P30, P20 and more despite ban
Huawei says it will be bringing Android Q to P30, P20 and more despite ban By Dan Grabham

Huawei has revealed it will definitely be able to bring the Android Q update to the P30 and P30 Pro as well as "popular current devices".... Read more

Huawei has been working on its new OS for seven years
Huawei has been working on its new OS for seven years By Dan Grabham

The seeds of Huawei's new phone operating system were sewn as many as seven years ago. The OS - rumoured to be called HongMeng OS or Ark OS - will debut... Read more

Report claims the Honor 20 could be pulled if sales are poor after Huawei's trade ban
Report claims the Honor 20 could be pulled if sales are poor after Huawei's trade ban By Dan Grabham

Huawei phone sales have tanked in the light of Huawei's trade ban.... Read more

Huawei's alternative OS HongMeng gets trademarked as it gears up for a post-Android future
Huawei's alternative OS HongMeng gets trademarked as it gears up for a post-Android future By Chris Hall

Huawei's plan B is getting more official... Read more

Huawei's alternative OS said to be faster than Android, attracting the attention of other vendors
Huawei's alternative OS said to be faster than Android, attracting the attention of other vendors By Chris Hall

With Android looking less likely, Huawei is pushing on with alternative plans... Read more

It sounds like Huawei's new OS is coming to the Mate 30 in October
It sounds like Huawei's new OS is coming to the Mate 30 in October By Dan Grabham

Huawei's own Oak OS software seems nailed on for October when it will be revealed running on the new Mate 30 series.... Read more

Huawei's own operating system could be called Ark OS
Huawei's own operating system could be called Ark OS By Cam Bunton

Huawei's been working on its own operating system just in case its partnership with Android is forced to end.... Read more

Huawei loses SD Association approval, but it has a backup plan in place
Huawei loses SD Association approval, but it has a backup plan in place By Chris Hall

Huawei's beleaguered smartphone business has taken another blow, with the SD Association pulling its support. That means that Huawei can't use microSD... Read more

Updated: Now ARM pulls the rug out from under Huawei
Updated: Now ARM pulls the rug out from under Huawei By Dan Grabham

UPDATE: In a statement emailed to Pocket-lint yesterday, ARM simply said "ARM is complying with all of the latest regulations set forth by the US government".However,... Read more

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